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Dec 8, 2013 4:00am PST
george stephanopoulos. he'll be talking about mandela on "this week." >> we were talking about the anti-apartheid movement. so many american politicians and activists cut their teeth in that movement. including president obama. one of the things we'll look at is mandela's relationship with american presidents. also once he became a president. his work with bill clinton, george w. bush. he would tangle with presidents. he was very fierce critic of president bush on the issue of the iraq war. but also worked closely with him on the issue of aids. and he was also a great con solar of president clinton in his toughest times of the impeachment trial as well. we're going to look at all that today. also look at the -- really talk to some people who knew him very, very well. the human rights lawyer who helped draft a constitution of south africa. his pollster in the presidential elections. we're trying to look at the politician and his impact on american politics. >> not to take away his accomplishments, but the country is still plagued by problems. economic and racial. >> they're coming t
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am PST
kirk frank lynne. just the president talking about how -- what mandela stood for showed us that we can all change. >> and a man who inspish sod much change. history inside the stadium, as well. you see president obama greeting foreign leaders. he shook the hand of cuban president raul castro. let's go to terry moran first. the stadium emptying out a bit. quite a morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, george. a historic event for our time. it was an unprecedented gathering of the most powerful people in the world. princes, presidents, heads of state gathered here today with tens of thousands of ordinary south africans who braved the cold, drenching rain to pay tribute to the man who freed them and set an unforgettable example for the rest of the world. ♪ this morning, the world came to south africa, braving the pouring rain to celebrate the man who changed history. >> we will reflect on the life of a man two took the pain of millions of south africans. >> reporter: it was the largest gathering of world leaders ever. over 100 heads of state, joining nelson mandela's family and
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